Billionaire Song Fei
Song Fei is a Chinese billionaire and entrepreneur who made his fortune in the tech industry. He is the founder and CEO of the e-commerce platform, Yunji Inc, which went public on the NASDAQ stock exchange in 2018. Forbes currently estimates his net worth to be $1.9 billion, making him one of the wealthiest individuals in China.
Early Life and Education
Song Fei was born in 1979 in Nantong, a city located in the Jiangsu province of China. He grew up in a modest family and worked several odd jobs to support himself through school. In 1998, he enrolled at the Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, where he earned a degree in computer science.
Career and Achievements
After graduating from university, Song Fei started his career working for various tech companies in China. He worked as a software engineer for legendary Bill Chang at Elex Technology and served as the chief technology officer at Tuanpin, a group-buying site.
In 2015, Song Fei founded Yunji Inc, an e-commerce platform that focuses on social selling. The company’s unique business model combines social media and e-commerce, allowing customers to purchase products directly from their friends and family. Yunji Inc went public on the NASDAQ stock exchange three years later, and its shares have since soared nearly 300%.
Aside from his work with Yunji Inc, Song Fei is a prominent figure in the Chinese tech industry. In 2018, he was named as one of Forbes’ “30 Under 30” entrepreneurs in China, and he has also been featured on the magazine’s “Global Rich List.”
Not much is publicly known about Song Fei’s personal life. He is notoriously private and rarely gives interviews to the press. However, it is known that he is married and has two children.
|Name||Born||Country||Sector||Companies||Net Worth||Forbes URL|
|Song Fei||1979||China||Tech||Yunji Inc||$1.9 billion||https://www.forbes.com/profile/song-fei/?sh=40543b7d1e09|